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to joe biden and governor cuomo of new york and governor maly of maryland and who knows who else? >> and i want you to see this. this is an editorial in the los angeles times here. you have hillary clinton emerging from these hearings that we saw stronger than ever. you see it showing them throwing tomatoes at her. the republicans saying you guys will have to improve your aim before 2016. what do you make of her fiery appearance before the republicans in the way she responded? >> she was a pro. i was at the hearing yesterday, the senate foreign relations hearing. she knew who to engage with and what questions to deflect. she did not get into it with mccain. i think the approval ratings you are seeing for hillary clinton is because she has transcended politics. she has been secretary of state, a states woman working and we all see she has worked herself into the point of exhaustion on behalf of our country. once you come back into the political fray and you are opining on divisive political issueatize iss it is a complete different ball game. >> it is physically demanding. anna ta
'm not going to quote joe biden, but that's a big deal. >> it tends to be from coastal places, whether it's silicon valley or corn gi melon, and they tend to flock to democratic leaning candidates and/or causes, so the question is in the amount of time that you have, which is not a lot of time, how do republicans attract those kinds of -- that kind of talent? >> it does require wrestling with some of the fundamental tenants of the party. you are looking at very superficial things. hang-outs on google. immigration reform was the -- was not a controversial issue within the republican party during the george w. bush years where you had vast -- they're not going to core issues about their view of government, of society, of the market, and i think that you see a great deal of desperation instead taking place. you look at what's happening in virginia and pennsylvania and michigan and the places where they're trying to change the rules in order to kind of hang on to some -- their presidential electoral hopes. >> alex, on this question of democracy, i was trying to think of this quote from bobby
to be a vulnerable part of the budget. >> it is. >> i seem to recall joe biden saying during the '08 program we'll cut, i think he said it was foreign aid. tell us your view about how we can kind of put that one on a sustainable basis pretty create -- politically. how can you persuade the public it's being used efficiently, what are the things that are working and what are not? >> well, i think the keyword here is "efficiently." we have to demonstrate that the money b, the taxpayer money that is being sent overseas for foreign aid is, number one, in our strategic national interest. and we have to articulate what that interest is. secondly, i think we have to go beyond just sending the money so it gets deposit inside whoever leads that country's swiss bank account. that we have to demonstrate that that money is being effectively used to address certain things. give george w. bush significant credit for the millennial challenge corporation program, for pepfar, treatment of aids in africa. because they have set a set of standards that these are o our values, these are our standards. if you are abl
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